Moths of North Carolina
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View PDFPyralidae Members: 42 NC Records

Acrobasis exsulella (Zeller, 1848) - Cordovan Pyralid Moth


Taxonomy
Superfamily: Pyraloidea Family: PyralidaeSubfamily: PhycitinaeTribe: PhycitiniP3 Number: 800165.00 MONA Number: 5672.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONATechnical Description, Adults: Neunzig (1996)Technical Description, Immature Stages: Neunzig (1972)                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Most of our records come from sites where Mockernut Hickory occurs, including both mesic and dry stands of hardwoods
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Hickories, including Carya tomentosa and C. illinoensis (Neunzig, 1972)
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Oak-Hickory Forests
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: GNR S3S5
State Protection: Has no legal protection, although permits are required to collect it on state parks and other public lands.
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 Photo Gallery for Acrobasis exsulella - Cordovan Pyralid Moth

48 photos are available. Only the most recent 30 are shown.

Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2021-08-10
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: David George on 2021-07-28
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka on 2021-06-14
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-22
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish on 2021-05-22
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-05-18
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2021-04-28
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-09-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-08-09
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall on 2020-08-02
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Lior Carlson on 2020-07-25
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-07-22
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2020-06-29
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-23
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-13
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-06-01
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-31
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-14
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2020-05-03
Guilford Co.
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Recorded by: David L. Heavner on 2019-08-04
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka and Becky Elkin on 2019-08-02
Madison Co.
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Recorded by: Gary Maness on 2019-07-28
Guilford Co.
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